A sweet stuffing mix with lemon and orange compliments the slow-cooked game hens.
How To Make Cornish Game Hens with Orange Sauce
Slow-cooked Cornish Game Hens ensures juicy and tender meat as the orange sauce infuses in the dish. With that, each bite comes with a citrusy, orange flavor with a hint of tang from the lemon juice. The flavorful dish adds a twist to a classic slow-cooked chicken!
Grab the cornish game hens and sprinkle inside and out with salt and pepper.
- Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions.
Spoon into hens and truss.
In a slow cooker, arrange hens on a rack. If the slow cooker is small, place hens by neck ends down.
Combine the chicken stock, orange slices, orange zest, orange juice, vegetable oil, honey, and lemon juice in a bowl.
Baste hens with some of the sauce and pour the remaining mixture in the pot.
Cover and cook on low for 5 to 7 hours. Baste hens once or twice during cooking.
Spoon sauce over hens at serving time and bite onto the juicy Cornish Game Hens with Orange Sauce!
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